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Mayor announces plans for thousands more women to benefit from extension of Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham has announced his intention to extend the Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass, offering thousands more women the opportunity to benefit from unlimited off-peak travel in Greater Manchester.

Metrolink tram at MediaCityUK

A decade of progress

It’s been a decade to remember for Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network with unprecedented expansion leading to soaring popularity.

The opening of Trafford Park Metrolink Line

Trafford Park Line (TPL) set for early opening as testing reaches intu Trafford Centre

• Trams to run on the new line from April
• Project set to complete seven months earlier than originally planned
• First major project to benefit from devolution deal
• Once complete it will signify another step towards ‘Our Network’, GM’s vision for a more integrated transport network

Sunrise at Whitefield Metrolink stop

New Metrolink fares unveiled, including a price freeze on all single journeys and cheaper tickets for early risers and part-time workers

  • Cost of all single journeys frozen at 2019 prices
  • On average, fares will rise at a below-inflation rate of 2.2%
  • New ticket offers giving early risers and part-time workers cheaper travel - building on feedback from Greater Manchester’s Good Employment Charter
  • Some travelcards increase by 10p – the minimum rise possible
A customer using a smart reader

Contactless journeys pass the million mark

Metrolink’s contactless payment system hit the million-journey mark at the weekend, just four months after its launch on 15 July.

First Metrolink tram is tested on the Trafford Park Line

Trafford Park tram testing marks end of an exciting week

The first test tram has traversed the Trafford Park line track, capping a landmark week for the £350m Metrolink extension project.

Metrolink tram at St Peter's Square

Extra services give festive boost to Metrolink customers

Metrolink customers will have reason for a little extra Christmas cheer, with additional and later running trams set to operate throughout the festive period.

Final Concrete Pour on Metrolink Trafford Park line

Landmark week for Trafford Park Metrolink line

Two key landmarks have been reached marking a significant step towards completion of the Trafford Park line project.

Heaton Park tramway cable repairs

Heaton Park’s heritage trams are saved with a little help from friends

Yesterday, work began to repair Heaton Park’s historic tramway after it was targeted by thieves last week. The repairs are a collaboration between Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), Keolis Amey Metrolink (KAM) and specialist transport engineering firm, Pod-Trak.

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City centre commuters advised to plan ahead this Sunday

With tens of thousands of people set to march across the city centre this Sunday commuters are being urged to plan their journeys in advance.

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TfGM and KAM working to ensure it’s not the end of the line for heritage tramway

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) have come together to help the Heaton Park Tramway after it was targeted by thieves.